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Beef Recipes



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Shepherds Pie

Easy Spaghetti Bolognese

Easy Beef Tacos

Crockpot Porcupine Meatballs

Curried Meatballs

Easy Beef Chow Mein

Shepherds Pie

500g beef mince
1 onion, diced
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup frozen corn
1 tablespoon corn flour
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup water
1 can of condensed tomato soup
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 kilo (2 and 1/4 pounds) potatoes
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup grated cheese


Fry the mince, onions and carrots together until the mince is browned. Add peas and corn.  Cook a further 5 to 10 minutes or unitl the vegetables are soft.

Meanwhile peel and dice the potatoes.  Bring to the boil and cook until soft.  Mash with the milk, then season with pepper.

Mix the corn flour with the water and Worcestershire sauce.  Stir into the mince mixture until well distributed. Add the soup, salt and pepper to the meat mixture. Slowly bring back to the boil, stirring constantly.  Tip mixture into a large casserole dish.

Top with the mashed potato.  Smooth over the potato until it is an even depth. Sprinkle on the grated cheese.

Bake in a moderate oven for 30 minutes.


Easy Spaghetti Bolognese

500 gm beef mince

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped finely

1 can chopped tomatoes

1 can tomato soup

2 cups frozen vegetables

1 teaspoon of dried basil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Salt and pepper

500g pasta

Fry the mince in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic continue cooking for 10 minutes. 

Add the remainder of the ingredients, stir well and cook gently for a further 15 minutes. 

Cook the pasta as per the directions on the packet.

Stir the pasta into the sauce or serve the sauce on top of the pasta.


Easy Beef Tacos

1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
500g beef mince
1 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
Pinch of salt
Pepper to taste
12 taco shells
1 cup shredded cheese (3 ounces)
1 cup salsa
Chopped tomato and lettuce for toppings

Cook onion and garlic in oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat about 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Add mince, cook about 5 minutes, breaking up large pieces, until beef is browned. Add chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper; heat until hot.

Heat the taco shells in oven as per packet instructions. Spoon 2 tablespoons filling into each taco shell. Top with cheese, salsa, tomatoes and lettuce.


Crockpot Porcupine Meatballs

500g lean beef mince

1/2 cup raw rice

1 onion, finely chopped

1 egg

Salt and pepper to taste

2 cans tomato soup

In mixing bowl combine mince, rice, onion, salt, pepper and egg.

Shape meat mixture into small meatballs.

Place meatballs in crockpot.

Pour soup over meatballs.

Cover and cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours.


Curried Meatballs

500g mince

1 cup breadcrumbs

1 onion, finely chopped

2 teaspoons curry powder

2 eggs

2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley

2 tablespoons of BBQ sauce


Combine all ingredients & mix thoroughly.

Roll into small meatballs and fry until cooked through.


Easy Beef Chow Mein

500g lean minced beef

1 large onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup finely chopped Chinese cabbage

1 carrot, grated

cup Kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)

1 teaspoon Curry powder

1 packet of 2 minute noodles, cooked


Heat non-sick pan over medium heat. Add oil, lean minced beef and onion and cook, stirring until well browned.

Add cabbage and carrot and cook for a further 4 - 5 minutes.

Add kecap manis, curry powder and cup water and stir to combine.

Add the noodles and stir.



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